All Things Tudor
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All Things Tudor

The War of the Roses

Cousins, Conflicts, and the Crown

Henry Arthur Payne, Plucking the Red and White Roses in the Old Temple Gardens, c. 1908

The 15th century in England saw a series of battles among British noble families and royal relatives that ripped apart the fabric of English politics. As Henry VI was weak leader, two rival branches of the royal House of Plantagenet seized the opportunity for a bold and bloody familial power grab and, in doing so, reshaped the English monarchy. These tumultuous decades saw a rotating cast of…

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USA Today Bestselling Author/Historian/Podcaster. Agent: Past Producers Casting. Follow me for culture news, history & an occasional tall tale. Atlanta GA